Tag Archives: Bill Gerstenmaier

Report: NASA Authorizes SpaceX to Use Previously-Flown Booster on Next ISS Resupply Mission

NASA has approved SpaceX‘s plan to use a previously-flown Falcon 9 rocket booster on the company’s next cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station, SpaceNews reported Thursday. Sam Scimemi, ISS director at NASA, said at a NASA Advisory Council committee meeting that the Dragon spacecraft for SpaceX’s 13th resupply mission will …

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NASA Readies First Commercial Unmanned Vehicle for Launch

NASA is set to launch its first commercially-developed unmanned vehicle for carrying cargo, Space.com reports.  The vehicle will launch April 30 to conduct a demonstration flight, where it will deliver cargo to the International Space Station.  Hawthorne, Calif.-based Space Exploration Technologies built the Dragon spacecraft on a $1.6 billion contract, …

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